The iconic adventures of Tempus, the Riddler, and his Sacred Band. Relive the earliest adventures of the Sacred Band through the eyes of Nikodemos, his right-side companion, as Niko seeks his spirit’s balance on Bandara’s misty isles. Five iconic Sacred Band stories from a world of thieves, plus tales available nowhere else, make up this volume. Join the Stepsons from their earliest days. Publishes note: Parts of this work have been published in similar form in several volumes of the million-selling Thieves World® series and in the Sacred Band novel, Beyond Sanctuary.